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The Big 10

Here are the top 10 most-viewed articles at www.albanyherald.com for the week of April 24 - May 1, 2015


The best of entertainment, music, pop culture, events, the Arts, lifestyle and things to do in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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TOM PURCELL: Legal monkey business

OPINION: The issue of legal rights for animals has been a source of debate for some time

A few weeks ago, says the New York Post, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe “inadvertently bestowed human status on two chimpanzees being used for biomedical research at Stony Brook University on Long Island.”

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DANNY TYREE: Unsung heroines get spotlight for Mother's Day

OPINION: Some moms have never gotten a column

Borrowing from comedian Red Buttons’ “never got a dinner!” routine on the “Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts” of the 70s, I will once more acknowledge unsung mothers who NEVER GOT A COLUMN.

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TOM CONNELLY: America honors its small businesses

GUEST COLUMN: The U.S. has more than 28 million small businesses

The UGA Small Business Development Center provides confidential consulting services at no fee to Georgia businesses. Its goal is to help develop stronger, more successful Georgia businesses. There are 17 offices throughout the state to serve for profit businesses in every county.

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TOMMY CLARK: Albany celebrates Small Business Week

GUEST COLUMN: Small Business of the Year will be named Thursday

Today, the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Celebrate Small Business Week, during which the chamber promotes the impact of small businesses, which help create jobs, grow jobs and reinvest in our community.

Thumbs Up! May 4, 2015

EDITORIAL: Good news to start the week

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 23-May 2, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices April 23-May 2.

Albany Almanac - May 5, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Area Community Calendar - May 3-11, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

Latest Photo Galleries

2015 Relay for Life for Dougherty County

hundreds turn out Friday night for an all-night fundraiser to battle cancer. (Photo: Jim West)

Albany Composite Air Squardon 2015 command change

The Albany Composite Civil Air Patrol squadron, the state’s oldest, used the event of its cadet change-of-command ceremony to show off its new headquarters earlier this week.

2015 Lincoln Elementary 5th grade field day

Students participated in Lincoln Elementary Magnet School"s 5th grade field day. (Photos by Mary Braswell)

50th annual ACM Awards

Leesburg's Luke Bryan wins Entertainer of the Year at the 50th edition of the Academy of Country Music Awards on April 19, 2015. Cole Swindell of Bronwood wins New Artist of the Year.

Next Titan Chef competition

Albany Technical College culinary arts students compete in Friday's Next Titan Chef cooking competition.


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